Steven Pinker on ‘From Neurons to Consciousness’ – Full Lecture

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Steven Pinker, Professor in Harvard’s Department of Psychology, and Visiting Professor at New College of the Humanities delivers his annual NCH lecture series this Michaelmas term.

Professor Steven Pinker is a Visiting Professor at NCH, where he has developed and teaches part of the Cosmology, Evolution & Neurobiology course, which is studied by all undergraduates at the College.

Founded in 2011, New College of the Humanities (NCH) has earned a reputation as a world-class academic institution that is leading the way in UK higher education. Teaching at NCH is delivered through one-to-one tutorials, small group seminars and interactive lectures of between 10 and 60 students, meaning that all voices are heard and all questions debated.

NCH’s world-class professoriate includes luminaries such as Simon Blackburn, Sir Partha Dasgupta, Richard Dawkins, Daniel C Dennett, AC Grayling, Bettany Hughes, Lawrence Krauss, Steven Pinker, Sir Christopher Ricks, and Adrian Zuckerman, all of whom teach and contribute to the creation and development of the curriculum at the College.